KNYSNA - Interlude in Knysna Self Catering Chalet
Things to do and see in Knysna
Interlude in Knysna Self Catering Chalet is centrally situated for Knysna and the Garden Route and is minutes away from the central malls of Knysna, the lagoon and the Waterfront. The protected beaches of Leisure Isle or the Ocean beaches are a short drive away. The activities cater for families young and old, nature lovers, honeymooners, adventure seekers and outdoor enthusiasts and the home is perfect for those that just want to sit and relax and soak in the view!
For those of you who just want to unwind, relax on Bollard Beach or pack a picnic and take it up to Jubilee Creek and enjoy strolling alongside the river. The drive into the forest is beautiful, park your car and enjoy a stroll along well maintained paths, The Knysna Big Tree is well worth a visit too.
If you're wanting guided tours there are many tour operators who have a variety on offer: Knysna Forest and River Tours, Thole Township Tours and for the more energetic there are cycle tours through the forest and kayaking on the Knysna Lagoon. Whale watching out at sea is world class and you can also go sailing out the heads and for the very energetic there is kite surfing with lessons available.
If you feel like really stretching your legs a trip to Noetzie to see the castles on the beach is well worth a visit. There is ample parking and the steep path down to the beach is well marked.
There are three golf courses in Knysna and a driving range that welcome visitors.
The Knysna Tourist Office is on the Main Road and they are very helpful if you should need any assistance in finding a particular activity.
General Tourist links for Knysna:
Check out restaurants nearby:
Mario's: (Italian cooking): 044 382 7250; Knysna Quays at the bridge.
Loui's: (Steakhouse & Pub home style cooking - child friendly): 044 382 0204;11 Mortimer St, Opp. Primary School.
Pembreys: (innovative blend of country cooking): 044 386 0005; Brenton Rd, 1 km from N2 ; www.pembreys.co.za
Guest reviews.com: Fabulous!
Maria-Luise Nel, South Africa - February 2013
Great - We spent two nights in the lovely wooden house and can only recommend it. Everything was exactly as promised and advertised. Extremely clean and well appointed, definitely 5 star.
Jose, Brazil - November 2013
Andrew family, Namibia - April 2014
Positives: Everything, it was awesome sleeping over there.
Negatives: That we only have booked for one night!
Linee Group of friends, South Africa - April 2014
Positives: Wonderful outside balcony from which to enjoy the gorgeous views. Very neat and clean. Great value for money.
Negatives: Everything was perfect!
JenLav Family, New Zealand - June 2014
The view was amazing and it had everything for us to cook a meal and enjoy the view while eating (-) was a great place to unwind.